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August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
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August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The pay is generous — $1,000 a month. The risks are enormous. They collect the body of an Ebola victim, avoiding any contact that could infect them. They wear safety garb. And they pray.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · The Syrian civil war has flared up in the south of the country, near the Israeli border. A group of Islamist fighters have now captured a border crossing between Syria and Israel on the Golan Heights.
 
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August 28, 2014 | NPR · The protests following Michael Brown's death have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing in the St. Louis area. Cops there are now becoming more outspoken in their own defense.
 

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August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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August 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

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World Cafe 2

Jun 13, 2014 — We've invited the sisters of Haim to play DJ for a day. Listen to picks that showcase their influences and preferences.
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May 12, 2014 — How well do Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney know each other? World Cafe puts them to the test.
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Jun 6, 2014 — Hear the Brooklyn singer-songwriter perform three intimate songs from her new album, Are We There.
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Jun 27, 2014 — Soulful, emotive singing and a politically charged music video have helped boost the Irish singer's swift rise to popularity. Hear him perform "Take Me to Church" and three other songs on stage.
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Jul 29, 2014 — The former Rilo Kiley frontwoman performs four songs from her newly released solo album, The Voyager, live in the World Cafe studios.
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Jul 11, 2014 — Hear the Swedish sister act perform four harmony-rich folk-pop songs from its new album, Stay Gold.
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May 30, 2014 — The bluegrass trio gathers around a single mic to perform songs from its first album in seven years.
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May 20, 2014 — The Bright Eyes singer performs songs from Upside Down Mountain, backed by the band Dawes.
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May 16, 2014 — The Culture Club icon performs songs from his first solo album in 19 years, This Is What I Do.
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May 9, 2014 — From Blur to Gorillaz to the music of Mali, Albarn has had a hand in many musical projects. Here, he performs songs from his first solo album, Everyday Robots.
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